Bret Michaels injured while walking off stage

Bret Michaels injured while walking off stage

You know you're really famous when you get injured on national television and the entire country takes a moment out of their workday to watch a clip of it on YouTube and laugh at you.

At least that must be what Bret Michaels is thinking today, two days after his now-famous mishap at the Tony Awards. In case you haven't seen it -- or actually even if you have, because it's worth watching at least a handful of times -- here's a clip of the incident.

And here's a shot of him getting clotheslined from closer up:

Poor Stockard Channing, carrying on without a clue that the world's most famous reality dating show star is bleeding on the stage behind her.

Today the extent of Michaels' injuries were revealed: following the show, he was taken to the hospital, administered X-rays, and diagnosed with a fractured nose and split lip. He received three stitches in his lip and a CAT scan for good measure.

Michaels' rep Joann Mignano gave Rolling Stone's music blog this hilarious rundown of the mishap: "He told me, 'All I remember is Shrek and the donkey helping me up, and Liza [Minnelli] giving me a towel.'"

Ok, back to watching the video clip on repeat and giggling.

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